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Source: Swiss Canton Zug – news in German

Thanks to the great demand for funding, the funds for the building program have been exhausted for this year. However, applications can still be submitted.

The canton of Zug supports building renovations and advice with contributions from the building program. Its aim is to increase energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions. The program is financed with funds from the federal CO2 levy on fossil fuels. Around 1.5 million francs were available for 2020. These have now been exhausted.

Program will be continued The funding offer will be maintained. “Those seeking advice and building owners should also be able to benefit from the subsidies in the last quarter of the year,” explains construction director Florian Weber. The program continues unchanged for the consultations, that is for the GEAK Plus (building energy certificate of the cantons with consultancy report) and for the impulse consultations «renewable heating». Applications for contributions to thermal insulation and Minergie renovations can still be submitted. For the assurances, the applicants have to be patient. The funding for these structural measures can only be legally guaranteed next year. Then sufficient funds will be available again. Immediately after submitting the application, however, the building owners can start implementing their projects. If the funding conditions are met, the funding will be guaranteed at the beginning of 2021.

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